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Police: DUI suspect crashes into 2 power poles, ends up in front yard of N. Spokane home

SPOKANE, Wash. - A 50-year-old man was arrested for driving under the influence after crashing into two power poles and ending up in the front yard of a North Spokane home, police said. 

Spokane Police and Spokane Fire crews responded to a vehicle vs. power pole crash near W. Queen Ave and N. Normandie Street just before 9 p.m. Monday. 

Witnesses told police the vehicle was going about 80 miles per hour before the crash. 

The driver, identified as Allen Taylor, was contacted on scene. Police said Taylor was not injured, but showed signs of impairment. Police believe drugs and alcohol were a factor in the crash. 

Avista arrived at the scene and repaired the damage to the power poles. No one was injured in the crash. 



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